Category: Health

Chrematin Agro provides Free Health Screening to Afram Plains Residents

The Chrematin Agro Company Limited, a private agro-processor, and exporter over the weekend held a free health screening exercise for people in the Afram Plains South district of the Eastern Region.   The exercise, undertaken in collaboration with the Holy Spirit Polyclinic formed part of the corporate social responsibility of […]

REFER PATIENTS TO APPROPRIATE QUARTERS.

The founder of the Word of God Power Min. at Gomoa Beseadze in Central Region, Prophet Elijah Ansah has advised pastors operating Prayer Camps not to hesitate to refer patients brought to their centers whose condition need medical attention to the appropriate quarters for treatment. Speaking to Ghananews247.com in an […]

AstraZeneca launches global R&D Postdoctoral Challenge to accelerate scientific discovery and diversity

AstraZeneca has launched a global R&D Postdoctoral Challenge to help accelerate ideas to transform the treatment of some of the world’s most complex diseases. The challenge, launched at EXPO 2020 Dubai, invites final year MD and/or PhD students and postdoctoral researchers from across the world to propose their innovative ideas […]

U-G Professor Calls For Further Research Into Perfect Vaccines For Pneumococcus

Prof. Eric Sampane-Donkor

Professor Eric Sampane-Donkor, Head of Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School has called for more research into potent and perfect vaccines to fight Pneumococcus, which he described as a public health burden. According to him, “The enormous public health burden associated with S. pneumoniae underscores the importance […]

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca significantly boosted antibody levels against Omicron

  University of Oxford study supports use of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca as third dose booster against Omicron Neutralising antibody levels against Omicron following a third dose boost of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca were broadly similar to levels achieved after two doses against the Delta variant. AstraZeneca’s Vaxzevria (ChAdOx1-S [Recombinant]) significantly boosted […]

Ghana receives 98,400 doses of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca in fight against pandemic

Ghana today received 98,400 doses of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca that were donated by Norway through the COVAX facility. COVAX is a global initiative co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi (the Vaccines Alliance) and the World Health Organization, which works with governments and manufacturers to accelerate the […]